Croatia


Croatia’s HRT launches news channel for international audience

Croatian public broadcaster HRT is to launch new free-to-air news channel HRT-HTV 5 to an international audience on the Eutelsat satellite platform. HRT has signed a multi-year agreement to take capacity at Eutelsat’s Hotbird position at 13° East to deliver the channel to an international viewr base across Europe and the Middle East. HRT-HTV 5 […]

A+E Networks extends H2 reach in Croatia and Poland

A+E Networks has secured new distribution for its H2 channel in Poland and Croatia. From this month, H2 is available in over 600,000 new homes across the two countries following deals with Polish cable operator Vectra and Croatian telco T-Hrvatski Telekom. H2 is available on Vectra’s Platinum and Super HD packages and on Hrvatski Telekom’s […]

HBO green-lights first original drama from Adria region

HBO Adria, a subsidiary of HBO Europe focused on the Central and Eastern European (CEE) region, has greenlit its first drama, which comes from Macedonian screenwriter Marjan Alčevski. The series, titled Success (Uspjeh), has been in development since 2016, when HBO Europe unveiled plans to produce a range of originals from the Adria region. Success is created […]

HBO takes Go direct-to-consumer in seven more CEE countries

HBO is expanding direct-to-consumer distribution of its TV everywhere service to seven more countries in the CEE region. HBO Go is now available as an OTT TV service in Bulgaria, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia and Bosnia & Herzegovina. The move follows the launch earlier this month of the service as a direct-to-consumer service in Hungary, […]

Netflix and Deutsche Telekom extend partnership

Netflix and Deutsche Telekom have partnered up to give all of the latter’s customers access to the streaming service. Telekom customers in Germany, Poland and the Netherlands have already experienced the benefits of the partnership. From this October, EntertainTV customers in Germany have been able to access the Netflix content in 4K on the EntertainTV […]

Eurochannel launches in Croatia on Vip TV

European movie channel Eurochannel has launched in Croatia on Telekom Austria-owned pay TV service Vip TV, part of Vipnet. Eurochannel is available in the operator’s basic package. All Eurochannel programs are presented with Croatian subtitles. Eurochannel is offering Vip TV subscribers a selection of 75 premium European movies and TV series to kick off the […]

Croatian Telecom: TV is key to convergence

Convergence is happening in central and eastern Europe and consumption of content on mobile phones is central to the trend , according to Richard Breskovic, director of marketing at Deutsche Telekom-owned Croatian operator T-Hrvatski Telekom. Speaking at Digital TV CEE in Budapest, Breskovic told attendees that the Croatian telco had seeen customer satisfaction increase by […]

Iskon taps ThinkAnalytics for content recommendation

Croatian telco T-Hrvatski Telekom’s youth-skewing internet service provider Iskon has tapped ThinkAnalytics to provide content recommendation for its new-look Iskon.tv service. The latest version of Iskon.tv is now live and features a new set-top box UI from middleware vendor Beenius, which is integrated with the ThinkAnalytics recommendations Engine. According to the recommendation software provider, the […]

T-Hrvatski Telekom names new CFO

Deutsche Telekom-owned Croatian telco T-Hrvatski Telekom has named Daniel Daub as its new chief financial officer, taking over from Josef Thürriegl, who is moving to a role with the parent organisation. Daub previously served with Deutsche Telekom as vice-president in charge of controlling capital expenditure and innovation. He has also service as vice-president for channel […]

Telekom Austria to rebrand all its operations under A1 marque

Telekom Austria is to use its domestic market A1 brand across all its operations in a phased operation that will ultimately see its over 24 million customers consume services via a single brand. The operator said that the rebranding decision was based on “extensive analysis of the market environment and the branding landscape” that identified […]

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